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Selection of the appropriate methodology for the deterministic seismic hazard assessment on the territory of the Republic of Serbia

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Author(s): Bulajić Borko | Manić Miodrag

Journal: Facta Universitatis - series : Architecture and Civil Engineering
ISSN 0354-4605

Volume: 4;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 41;
Date: 2006;
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Keywords: Deterministic hazard analysis | estimation of the strong earthquake ground motion at a site of interest | Republic of Serbia

ABSTRACT
This paper presents a discussion regarding the most common approaches to the deterministic seismic hazard analysis, as well as their relation with the probabilistic hazard analysis. Different methodologies for estimation of the strong earthquake ground motion at a site of interest on the territory of the Republic of Serbia are also discussed. When generation of the synthetic ground motion time histories on the territory of the Republic of Serbia is concerned, a method developed by Trifunac and his associates is suggested having in mind that this approach uses only those input parameters that can be easily and accurately defined while at the same time being able to model all properties of strong earthquake ground motion that are presently known as well as to consider the probabilistic nature of earthquake occurrence.
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